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Potato varieties for high hills of Uttrakhand

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I am potato growing farmer of Uttrakhand. Till last year, I used to grow var. Kufree Jyoti. I came to know by my fellow farmers that K.Jyoti is no more resistant to Late blight. Kindly suggest me another var. which is Late blight resistant.

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Resistance Breakdown

It is natural phenomenon that resistancy of any variety breakdown after laps of some year. Organisms counteract the process as well as impact of resistance by various ways. So scientist need to develop new resistant variety continuously to tackle the problem of Resistance Breakdown and management of insect-pests and diseases.

Potato var for hills

Another promosing var. for hills is K. Giriraj.


Please note that this is the opinion of the author and is Not Certified by ICAR or any of its authorised agents.